Random 5 for September 16 – Stupid, comments, smells, relocations, words

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A veil of stupid comes down – We had a power outage. I worked for an electric utility for 25 years. I know how it works. It’s not magic. Yet every time I walked into a room I switched the … Continue reading

Mad dogs and crazy people!

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That’s what I have always attracted. I like people with quirks but after you get to know someone, their quirks become…umm…too quirky. Even for me. Here are some folks I’ve known along the way. The free spirit – I met … Continue reading

Stupid comes to visit

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I hate stupid. I especially hate stupid when it’s me! I’ve been on a cooking spree lately. (Yes, that’s unusual for me, especially in the summer when I make reservations!) Yesterday I yearned for something blueberry. Anything blueberry. I thought … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 8 – Ink, gym staff, cranky people, heat, summer produce

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Do you believe this? – The beloved husband went to an office supply store to buy color cartridges for our printer. He was going to buy six. It was cheaper to buy a new printer which came with six cartridges … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 8 – Tomato plants, avoiding exercise, phone calls, busy, research

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Requiem for tomato plants – I did the same thing I did last year. I used the heating pad for germination and a sun lamp to help them grow. I planted 4 varieties of tomatoes (multiple plants) and only one … Continue reading

Follow your gut!

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Always! There is a difference between your gut giving you sage advice and rationalization. Your head will tell you it’s a good thing to reward yourself with another Starbucks mocha or a pair of shoes. (Those are my examples. Your examples … Continue reading

Are you biased? Do you get angry at some people but not at others?

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A week ago I would have answered this question differently. I thought I treated everyone the same way. I don’t. I didn’t realize this until the other day but first a little background. Since my empathy is produced in pints … Continue reading